Journalist ethics

Clarification of the journalists rights and obligations
Yearbook of the Department for Mass Communications for 1999
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New Bulgarian University
During the school year 1998-1999 a new course in Journalist ethics has been added to the curriculum of the Department for Mass Communications for the first time. It covers various ethic problems in the sphere of media in the international and national experience different precedents from the practice, examples of other journalist ethic codes, achievements and experiences from the media self-regulation. The first to take advantage of the new course were the third year students in Personified Audiovisual Journalism Program. Under the guidance of Dr Alexander Angelov, not only did they get acquainted with the ethics subject-matter, but also their own Journalist ethics code was prepared.